Lotus Letters

Our Frontyard

Dear Mom – I arrived in Honolulu a few days ago and have been exploring the beauty that Hawaii has to offer. My hotel is in this fantastic location tucked just outside of Waikiki in a sleepier neighborhood on the Gold Coast. I am still close to the action of it all but it’s much more peaceful over here. The hotel does have amazing views of the Waikiki skyline at night though! All the glittering lights are so pretty to see from the hotel. The beaches in this area are so pretty, slower paced and have more local residents than Waikiki. Kaimana Beach is just outside of the hotel and is a cute, small slice of heaven that I have been enjoying daily. It is right next to some pretty sites like the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial which was built in the form of an ocean water public swimming pool

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Our Backyard

As I was sitting on the balcony of my room, I turned my gaze to beautiful Diamond Head that lay just outside the hotel.  The sunlight was starting to peak over the side of the crater which created a beautiful glowing backdrop to my routine morning coffee.  The land seemed so peaceful and quiet.  At the base of Diamond Head lay a sprawling lush park called Kapiolani Park.  Early morning risers were already bustling with activity from walking, jogging, tennis and bike riding.  There were also many unpacking surfboards and heading out to the great blue ocean for their morning routine. This scene was calming yet invigorating – inspiring.  All of the activity at my doorstep beckoned me to participate.  So, I did.  For the rest of my time in Honolulu I spent my mornings (after my coffee of course) exploring the green spaces just outside the hotel.  I took

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Effective October 15, 2020. the State of Hawaii has announced a pre-travel testing program for visitors as an alternative to a 14-day quarantine. The Lotus Hotel at Diamond Head continues to be open and ready when you are. Our guests have always been where we focus our hearts. As we all start to emerge, we are excited to see you, host you and provide a sanctuary that allows for relaxing, and for creating unforgettable memories.

There are some things that will be new and different but the essence of the hotel and our staff remain the same – we are a quiet, private escape from the hustle of Waikiki. We have integrated new health and safety protocols into our day-to-day routines to ensure your intimate escape remains.

Your health & safety has always been and continues to be our number one priority. Here, we share with you the steps we have taken to demonstrate our elevated commitment to the health and safety of our Guests and staff, as well as the cleanliness of all areas of our hotel and restaurant, as we continue to provide the gracious, authentic Hawaiian hospitality for which we are known.
A Message for Our Loyal Guests